Category Archive for "Articles"

This young man died in April. So how did our writer have a conversation with him last month?

Jan 19 2019

This article first appeared in the Telegraph Magazine on the 19th January 2019, written by the Telegraph’s Special Technology Correspondent, Harry de…

Rankism – Opinions Embedded in Code

Dec 08 2018

In 1864 computing pioneer Charles Babbage wrote; “On two occasions I have been asked, ‘Pray, Mr Babbage, if you put into the…

Time to trade Ai power for responsibility

Aug 29 2018

The power of Ai-based technology is held by a few companies. A lack of regulation means they can effectively choose to use…

Help Before We Know We Need It?

May 28 2018

As new reports are emerging that at least four former Royal Marines are suspected to have committed suicide in the past four…

Thinking About Thinking

May 07 2018

“Thinking emerged to serve the active, developmental, linguistic and loving interests of thinkers. And it’s because they don’t have such interests that…

Dear Ai… I think, therefore I am?

Apr 25 2018

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln Machines can’t think. There. I’ve…

Ai needs to save us from Ai

Jan 25 2018

Article first published in Digital Agenda, 3rd January 2018. The recent acceleration of innovation in deep learning and machine learning made Ai…

It’s time for businesses to act ‘intelligently artificial’

Dec 12 2017

Originally published in VentureBeat, 12th December 2017. Technology loves a good bit of shorthand, the shorter the better. Which is why, as…

Ad data could save your life

Dec 10 2017

Originally published in the November edition of Dialogue Magazine. When we woke up our computers we gave them superpowers. Now we have to decide…